A Geriatric Assessment Intervention for Patients Aged 70 and Over Receiving Chemotherapy or Similar Agents for Advanced Cancer: Reducing Toxicity in Older Adults (GAP)
OUTLINE: Treatment sites are randomized to 1 of 2 arms.
ARM I (GA intervention): Patients complete a geriatric assessment. Patients and physicians are provided with the geriatric assessment information and recommendations.
ARM II (usual care): Patients complete a geriatric assessment, but information other than clinically significant cognitive impairment and depression is not provided to the oncology teams.
After completion of study, patients are followed up at 4-6 weeks, at 3 and 6 months, and at 1 year.
Alison Conlin, M.D.
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